2200 E. Red River
Victoria, Texas 77901
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ADN Program Details
Registered nurses (RNs) assess patients, administer medications, perform therapeutic procedures and instruct patients and their families in proper health care practices. RNs work in collaboration with physicians and other members of the healthcare team. They supervise licensed vocational nurses, nursing assistants and home health aides.
Registered nurses have many options in work settings. These include hospitals, clinics, physician’s offices, home health care and schools to name a few. There are numerous specialty practice areas in professional nursing. Associate Degree Nurses have many opportunities to continue their education.
Victoria College offers a two-year Associate in Applied Science Degree in Nursing. Upon successful completion of the program the graduate is eligible to apply to write the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).
Satisfactory achievement on the examination will qualify the graduate for licensure as a Registered Nurse.
The Associate Degree Nursing Program is fully approved by the Texas Board of Nursing and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.
LPN Program Details
The Victoria College offers a twelve-month certificate program in Vocational Nursing in Cuero, Gonzales, Hallettsville, and Victoria (Day and Evening). The program of study is designed to enable students to acquire knowledge, skills and competencies related to enhancing the health and well being of individuals. Vocational nursing graduates are prepared to function as members of the health care team under the supervision of registered nurses and physicians in varied health care settings. Completion of the program entitles the learner to apply to write the National Licensure Exam for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN). The Vocational Nursing program is fully approved by the Texas Board of Nursing.
The twelve-month Vocational Nursing Program is offered as a day or evening program in Victoria, and as a day program at extension campuses located in Cuero , Gonzales and Hallettsville .
Upon completion of the program, you will be eligible to take the state licensing exam to become a Licensed Vocational Nurse or LVN. LVNs help care for ill or injured people and perform health maintenance duties under the supervision of the registered nurse, advanced practice nurse, licensed physician, or other health care provider authorized by the state.
As an LVN you will provide basic bedside care to patients such as taking vital signs, applying dressings, helping patients with bathing and personal hygeine, administering prescribed medications and participating in health care teaching.